Welcome To
De Oude Kraal Country
Estate & Spa

Who we are.

De Oude Kraal is a 5th generation Merino farm 35km south of Bloemfontein on the N1, 6km off the N1. Owners Gerhard & Marie Lombard. 4-star Graded Country House- a true Luxury Farm experience: Luxury accommodation, fine dining, spa facilities, outdoor activities, curio shop and function venue. 

Who we are.

De Oude Kraal is a 5th generation Merino farm 35km south of Bloemfontein on the N1, 6km off the N1. Owners Gerhard & Marie Lombard. 4-star Graded Country House- a true Luxury Farm experience: Luxury accommodation, fine dining, spa facilities, outdoor activities, curio shop and function venue. 

Stay with us.

Conveniently located just outside Bloemfontein on the N1. Enjoy the best of the countryside, based on a rich history with quality service and a peaceful atmosphere. A beautiful farm setting framed by the landscape of central Free State. Luxury and self-catering options are available for a romantic getaway, business stay or quality time with the family.  

Who we are.

Stay with us.

Conveniently located just outside Bloemfontein on the N1. Enjoy the best of the countryside, based on a rich history with quality service and a peaceful atmosphere. A beautiful farm setting framed by the landscape of central Free State. Luxury and self-catering options are available for a romantic getaway, business stay or quality time with the family.  

Spa with us.

Take the time to reset, unwind and rejuvenate yourself. A pamper spa creates a peaceful, unique, and relaxing experience with quality treatments, good food and a variety of spa facilities, leaving you feeling well-nourished and de-stressed. Our country setting and quiet space takes you away from the city stress and noise. 

Spa with us.

Take the time to reset, unwind and rejuvenate yourself. A pamper spa creates a peaceful, unique, and relaxing experience with quality treatments, good food and a variety of spa facilities, leaving you feeling well-nourished and de-stressed. Our country setting and quiet space takes you away from the city stress and noise. 

Who we are.

Dine with us

Marie Lombard – owner and chef of De Oude Kraal has a 5th generational deep-rooted love for the Free State and finds inspiration from fresh ingredients, using a wide variety of products from the farm. We offer elegant farm food and traditional South African food with a modern flair serving farm breakfasts, high tea, lunches, afternoon tea, picnics and fine dining dinners.

Dine with us

Marie Lombard – owner and chef of De Oude Kraal has a 5th generational deep-rooted love for the Free State and finds inspiration from fresh ingredients, using a wide variety of products from the farm. We offer elegant farm food and traditional South African food with a modern flair serving farm breakfasts, high tea, lunches, afternoon tea, picnics and fine dining dinners.

Celebrate with us.

From small intimate functions to larger celebrations, De Oude Kraal strives to help create a memorable event for your needs with quality food and professional service in the countryside. We have a few venue options available according to the size of the groups and have longstanding partnerships with décor, floral and music suppliers to complete your vision.

Celebrate with us.

From small intimate functions to larger celebrations, De Oude Kraal strives to help create a memorable event for your needs with quality food and professional service in the countryside. We have a few venue options available according to the size of the groups and have longstanding partnerships with décor, floral and music suppliers to complete your vision.

Who we are.

Explore our farm.

De Oude Kraal farm is a Merino farm of 3000 hectares with wild grasses, ancient trees, sweeping expanses and a rich variety of birds and wildlife. Each season brings its own unique beauty to nature, and you get to enjoy it at your leisure. Walking trails, horse riding, sundown rides or farm safari are ways to explore the farm.

Explore our farm.

De Oude Kraal farm is a Merino farm of 3000 hectares with wild grasses, ancient trees, sweeping expanses and a rich variety of birds and wildlife. Each season brings its own unique beauty to nature, and you get to enjoy it at your leisure. Walking trails, horse riding, sundown rides or farm safari are ways to explore the farm.

Shop with us.

Our online shops provide you with the opportunity to get our home-made goods and curio items delivered to you. Preserves, jams, home baked goods, homewares, gifts.

Shop with us.

Our online shops provide you with the opportunity to get our home-made goods and curio items delivered to you. Preserves, jams, home baked goods, homewares, gifts.

Our Events Calendar

Wine maker’s dinner with Garbriëlskloof Wine

Embark on a culinary journey at De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa with our renowned Long Table Feast event. Indulge in an unforgettable dining experience surrounded by the rustic charm of our estate.

19 March 2024

19:00

Easter Buffet Lunch

31 April 2024

11:30

Wine maker’s dinner with Garbriëlskloof Wine

19 April 2024

19:00

Food & Wine pairing with Ataraxia Wine

24 April 2024

17:00

Food & Wine pairing with Ataraxia Wine

Embark on a culinary journey at De Oude Kraal Country Estate and Spa with our renowned Long Table Feast event. Indulge in an unforgettable dining experience surrounded by the rustic charm of our estate.

24 April 2023

17:00

Food Demo - Kook saam met Marie

4 May 2024

11:00

Food Demo - Kook saam met Marie

4 May 2024

11:00

Food Demo - Kook saam met Marie

4 May 2024

11:00

Mother's Day Lunch

Join us in honouring Mother’s Day at De Oude Kraal with a mouthwatering buffet feast hosted in our exquisite Feast Hall.

12 May 2024

11:30

Mother's Day Lunch

Join us in honouring Mother’s Day at De Oude Kraal with a mouthwatering buffet feast hosted in our exquisite Feast Hall.

12 May 2024

11:30

Wildskosfees

Enjoy a Feast of Flavors at this year’s Wildskosfees!
Enjoy local South African wines, great food and live entertainment with special guest DODO!

8 June 2024

10:00

Father's Day Lunch

Join us in honouring Father’s Day at De Oude Kraal with a mouthwatering buffet feast hosted in our exquisite Feast Hall.

16 June 2024

11:30

Father's Day Lunch

Join us in honouring Father’s Day at De Oude Kraal with a mouthwatering buffet feast hosted in our exquisite Feast Hall.

16 June 2024

11:30